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Unidentified Leaf Mines

Unid Leafminer Gmf6 Mine on Pyrus calleryana Boynton Beach leaf miner on Desmodium species FL27 2015 1 Leigh Farm Park Durham leaf miner on Asteraceae unknown LFP30C 2016 1 Betula nigra host West Point on the Eno leaf miner on Acer floridana D677 2017 2 Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Dicanthelium clandestinum maybe 2018 2 Agromyzidae, perhaps Liriomyza  pilicornis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Leaf Mines
Remarks
This section is the home of unidentified leaf mines, which may have been made by the larvae of moths, flies, beetles, or sawflies. Knowing the host plant is extremely helpful, and in most cases essential, to identifying the miner.
Print References
(1)(2)(3)
Internet References
Great information and images of Illinois moth mines at microleps.org
Mines of British Flies and Other Insects (not North American, but much of the information is transferable)
BugTracks (Charley Eiseman's blog posts about leafminers)
Works Cited
1.Leafminers of North America
Charley Eiseman. 2018.
2.Leaf-mining Insects
Needham, James G., Stuart W. Frost, and Beatrice H. Tothill. 1928. The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore.
3.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.